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Ampeg SVT Classic or SVT 5 Pro?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jeff O'Connor, Feb 16, 2004.


  1. Jeff O'Connor

    Jeff O'Connor Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2004
    Mystic, CT
    Ok guys gimmie what ya know! :confused:
     
  2. jja412

    jja412 Fine Gear Enthusiast

    Feb 2, 2004
    St. Louis
    Classic - all tube over solid state any day.
     
  3. chris818

    chris818 Supporting Member

    Well, I can only give you what I know....

    I play a Fender J-bass through an Ampeg SVT-Classic.
    I only use an Eden 2x10XLT for now, and it's incredible. The tone is so, so warm and beefy.

    I've never played the SVT pro......I don't think anything comes too close to the Classic's tone. It's amonster...but it weighs a ton. It's worth it. I wouldn't play anything else.

    By the way, can you recommend a good 15" speaker cab at 4 ohms? Are Avatar's really as good as everybody says?

    I hope that helps you a little bit.

    Chris
     
  4. It depends on what you're looking fro, my favorite is the SVT-CL but if you prefer the transistor sound go better for an SVT-IV...
     
  5. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    Go all tube. Now.
     

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